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Urgent decision on future of Irish aviation needed from Government – Farrell

Fine Gael and Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell has called on the Government to act decisively in order to safeguard the future of the Irish aviation industry and the jobs that rely on it. Deputy Farrell said, “The introduction of the ‘Ireland Strategic Investment Fund’ (ISIF), was an important and necessary step to ensuring the long-term health of medium and…

40 Dublin Fingal projects received total funding of €38,494 under the Community Enhancement Programme in 2020

40 Dublin Fingal projects received total funding of €38,494 under the Community Enhancement Programme in 2020, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell, has said. Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, announced that €7 million was made available to over 3,000 projects nationally through the 2020 Community Enhancement Programme (CEP). Deputy Farrell said: “The Community Enhancement Programme is designed…

Funding of €190,125 to help Fingal towns and villages respond to Covid-19

€190,125 has been granted for projects in Fingal which will help towns and villages adapt to Covid-19, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has said. Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Friday January 8th) announced details of a further 147 towns and villages that will benefit from funding of over €15.4 million to help them adjust to…

Malahide GOAL Mile moves online this Christmas

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson on Climate Action, Alan Farrell has urged people to support this year’s Malahide GOAL Mile, which has moved online due to Covid-19. Deputy Farrell, who has organised the Malahide GOAL Mile for the previous 14 years, said, “This year has led to many events being cancelled, thankfully the Malahide GOAL Mile, will continue…

Extra funding announced to support aviation industry

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson for Climate Action, Alan Farrell TD, has welcomed news that Dublin airport will benefit from a €80m funding package, announced today. Deputy Farrell said, “Today’s announcement is of great significance to the aviation industry in Ireland and all those who rely on it for travel or employment. The overall package amounts to €80m…

Swords Primary Care Centre making significant progress – Farrell.

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson for Climate Action, Alan Farrell, has welcomed news from the HSE about progress regarding the Swords Primary Care Centre, following a parliamentary question submitted by Deputy Farrell. Deputy Farrell said, “We have been hearing about this public project for years, with many sceptical as to whether or not it would actually be delivered,…

EirGrid public consultation is a chance for Fingal residents to have their say – Farrell

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson for Climate Action, Alan Farrell, has urged people to contribute to EirGrid’s public consultation on a new development. Deputy Farrell said, “Creating a safe and reliable supply of electricity is vital to the future of Fingal, as one of the fastest growing populations in the country, we will increasingly need a greater supply…

Budget 2021 will support economic recovery and job creation in Fingal

Budget 2021 will support the economy to address the immediate challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and a hard Brexit and help businesses to get back on their feet, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Farrell said: “Budget 2021 is a significant package of nearly €18 billion. The size of this intervention is unprecedented in the history of the Irish…

€158,254 granted to assist Fingal Towns and Villages respond to COVID-19

€158,254 has been provided to projects in Fingal to help towns and villages adapt to Covid-19, a Fine Gael TD has said. Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today (Monday, October 12th) announced details of a further 137 rural towns and villages that will benefit from €4.3 million in funding to help them adjust to COVID-19 restrictions. The funding…

€558,051 granted to improve housing conditions for older people and people with disabilities in Fingal

 Fingal is to receive state funding of €558,051 to improve housing stock for older people and people with a disability, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Farrell highlighted the funding for Fingal as part of an €18 million nationwide package announced by Government to improve housing conditions.  Deputy Farrell said: “The Disabled Persons Grant Scheme and the Improvement Works…